Best Engineering Schools

Ranked in 2014 | Best Engineering Schools Rankings Methodology

Before you can make your mark as an engineer, you need to find the graduate school that can best help you build your skills. With the U.S. News rankings of the top engineering schools, narrow your search by location, tuition, school size and test scores.

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Rank School name Tuition Total graduate engineering enrollment Average GRE quantitative score (master's and Ph.D. students) (new test) Engineering school research expenditures (2012-2013 fiscal year) Overall acceptance rate Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering Peer assessment score (out of 5) Ph.D.s granted Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) Research expenditures per faculty member
#90 Mississippi State University (Bagley)

Mississippi State, MS

$6,672 per year (in-state, full-time); $16,860 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 590
#81 Missouri University of Science & Technology

Rolla, MO

$6,661 per year (in-state, full-time); $17,199 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,196
Rank Not Published Montana State University

Bozeman, MT

$5,200 per year (in-state, full-time); $14,840 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 192
Rank Not Published Morgan State University (Mitchell)

Baltimore, MD

$360 per credit (in-state, full-time); $702 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 135
Unranked Naval Postgraduate School

Monterey, CA

N/A N/A
#102 New Jersey Institute of Technology

Newark, NJ

$17,384 per year (in-state, full-time); $25,404 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,356
#136 New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

Socorro, NM

$5,270 per year (in-state, full-time); $16,883 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 191
#129 New Mexico State University

Las Cruces, NM

$5,398 per year (in-state, full-time); $18,821 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 471
#46 New York University

Brooklyn, NY

$1,363 per credit (full-time) 2,365
Rank Not Published North Carolina A&T State University

Greensboro, NC

$3,270 per year (in-state, full-time); $14,351 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 369
#29 North Carolina State University

Raleigh, NC

$7,173 per year (in-state, full-time); $19,511 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 2,929
Rank Not Published North Dakota State University

Fargo, ND

$310 per credit (in-state, full-time); $828 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 235
#46 Northeastern University

Boston, MA

$1,315 per credit (full-time) 2,690
Unranked Northwestern Polytechnic University

Fremont, CA

N/A N/A
#22 Northwestern University (McCormick)

Evanston, IL

$45,120 per year (full-time) 1,799
Rank Not Published Oakland University

Rochester, MI

$618 per credit (in-state, full-time); $1,027 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 549
#31 Ohio State University

Columbus, OH

$11,928 per year (in-state, full-time); $29,592 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,680
#136 Ohio University (Russ)

Athens, OH

$8,474 per year (in-state, full-time); $16,466 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 424
#110 Oklahoma State University

Stillwater, OK

$178 per credit (in-state, full-time); $728 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 928
Unranked Old Dominion University

Norfolk, VA

N/A N/A
#99 Oregon Health and Science University

Portland, OR

$27,068 per year (in-state, full-time); $27,068 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 71
#78 Oregon State University

Corvallis, OR

$13,644 per year (in-state, full-time); $21,177 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 912
#25 Pennsylvania State University—​University Park

University Park, PA

$19,304 per year (in-state, full-time); $32,416 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,719
Rank Not Published Philadelphia University

Philadelphia, PA

$970 per credit (full-time) 12
Rank Not Published Portland State University (Maseeh)

Portland, OR

$10,557 per year (in-state, full-time); $15,741 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 682

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